Category: Lectures

Karma Chávez — “Queer Fields, Queer Methods: Advancing an Activist Research Methodology”

[ May 23, 2013; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus
Public Lecture: “Queer Fields, Queer Methods: Advancing an Activist Research Methodology”
Given all the critiques of queer theory and queerness that have emerged in recent years, including pronouncements of queer theory’s impending demise, what’s the good in thinking about queer methodologies now? How should those invested in queer approaches and activist […]

“Bachelors, Boxing, and Boy-ology: American Catholicism in the ‘City of Men’, 1880-1930”

[ March 6, 2013; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ] 375 McKenzie
1101 Kincaid St.
UO campus

Professor Amy Koehlinger’s lecture derives from her forthcoming book, Rosaries and Rope Burns: Boxing and Manhood in American Catholicism, 1890-1970. Koehlinger holds a Ph.D in religious studies from Yale and an M.A. in history from the University of Oregon. She has published widely on the history of American Catholicism and was […]

“Athletes, Geeks, and Gamers: Exploring Gender and Professional E-sports”

[ February 28, 2013; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] Browsing Room
Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.

T.L. Taylor is an associate professor of  Comparative Media Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She is the co-author of Ethnography and Virtual Worlds: A Handbook of Method (with T. Boellstorff, B. Nardi, and C. Pearce; Princeton University Press, 2012), and the author of  Raising the Stakes: E-sports and the […]

“The Pleasure Principle: A Post-Hip Hop Search for a Black Feminist Politics of Power”—Joan Morgan

[ March 8, 2013; 3:15 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Collier House
Free Admission
UO campus
UO School of Music and Dance: A Presentation by the THEME Colloquium
Joan Morgan is an award-winning journalist and author, as well as a provocative cultural critic. A pioneering hip-hop journalist, she began her professional writing career freelancing for The Village Voice. She is the author of When Chickenheads Come Home to Roost, […]

CSWS Noon Talk, Kate Mondloch — Mind Over Matter: Mariko Mori and the Neuroscientific Turn

[ January 23, 2013; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] a

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330 Hendricks Hall
Jane Grant Conference Room
1408 University St., UO campus
Free & open to the public

“This talk examines the neuroscientific turn across the humanities, and in relationship to art history in particular. I explore new media artist Mariko Mori’s (b. 1967, Japan) multimedia installation ‘Wave UFO’ as a provocative entry into debates about the increasing influence of […]

Brenda Frink—“Pioneer Mother: Race, Gender, and the Politics of Public Monuments in the U.S. West”

[ November 1, 2012; 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Many Nations Longhouse
1630 Columbia Street
UO campus
Pioneer Mother: Race, Gender, and the Politics of Public Monuments in the U.S. West
Dr. Brenda Frink, Research Associate, The Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford University, will lecture on “Pioneer Mother: Race, Gender, and the Politics of Public Monuments in the U.S. West.” The Pioneer Mother monument […]